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Troy vs. Georgia Southern 1/15/2021 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Troy takes on Georgia Southern on 1/15/2021 at 6:00PM.

Troy and Georgia Southern face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Troy has a record of 6-5 this season. Georgia Southern is 7-6 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Troy Team Defense Preview

You should not have high expectations, this is a rather average defense. Now that we know what the overall defense looks like, it is time to understand why this defense is the way it is. Defensively, they are above average at stifling opponent ball movement. Opponents are a little bit disjointed against them. This is not a team that excels at forcing live ball turnovers. Either the personnel or strategy is not there.

This is a decent defensive team that is able to force some bad shots. There is greater diversity of shot selection against them. Not a team that faces a heavy barrage of three point shots. They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of the three point shots of their opposition. This is a decent interior defense or schemed defense that is able to force more mid-range shots. Nothing will blow you away about their ability to block shots. Their defensive rebounding is above average relative to other teams.

Troy Team Offense Preview

They have a completely dreadful offense that makes announcers try to spin things positively and fans cringe. An offensive effiency rating of 88.1 can certainly do that. Now that we know what the overall offense looks like, it is time to understand why this offense is the way it is. They tend to score a bit more off the dribble inside the perimeter than most. This team is average at committing turnovers, but that is not necessarily good enough.

Their Effective Field Goal Rate is 0.429, which is terrible. Their True Shooting Percentage is 0.473 which is terrible. They attempt 0.376 of their shots from three point range. They fall right around average in College Basketball. They made 0.242 of their shots from three point range. This team is dreadful from beyond the arc, they have shooters, but they need makers. They are able to get to the Free Throw Line quite a bit, but they are not necessarily dependent upon it in their offense. They made 0.679 of their shots from the Free Throw Line. They would be considered below average from the charity stripe. They have an offensive rebounding rate of 27.4% this season. They are a below average rebounding team.

Georgia Southern Team Defense Preview

You should not have high expectations, this is a rather average defense. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just a defensive efficiency rating. Defensively, they are above average at stifling opponent ball movement. Opponents are a little bit disjointed against them. Their ability to create live ball turnovers is above average.

They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of their opponents. There is greater diversity of shot selection against them. Not a team that faces a heavy barrage of three point shots. They are a below average team when it comes to their ability to defend the three point shot. This is a decent interior defense or schemed defense that is able to force more mid-range shots. Nothing will blow you away about their ability to block shots. Their defensive rebounding is above average relative to other teams.

Georgia Southern Team Offense Preview

You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 108.8, but relatively speaking it is still a slightly above-average offense. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just an offensive efficiency rating. Ball movement is not important at all in this offense when setting up two point shot attempts. This team is average at committing turnovers, but that is not necessarily good enough.

Their Effective Field Goal Rate is 0.54, which considered to be slightly above average. Their True Shooting Percentage is 0.557 which considered to be slightly above average. They attempt 0.373 of their shots from three point range. They take threes less often than many in College Basketball. They made 0.286 of their shots from three point range. This team is dreadful from beyond the arc, they have shooters, but they need makers. Getting to the Free Throw Line is a neutral part of the offensive mindset and approach. They made 0.625 of their shots from the charity stripe. This is a team that will keep opponents in the game when up with a late narrow lead. They rebounded 36.3% of their missed shots. This is an above average offensive rebounding team.

The Troy Roster

The Players to Watch for Troy

Nick Stampley 6-6 210.0 Forward

Nick Stampley has a 20.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Nick Stampley attempted 0.323 of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.323 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.569 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Zay Williams 6-9 190.0 Forward

Zay Williams sports a 20.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Zay Williams attempted 0.171 of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made 0.286 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Zay Williams shot 0.515 inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Kam Woods 6-1 170.0 Guard

Kam Woods has a 9.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Kam Woods attempted 0.398 of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.244 of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.452 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Kam Woods opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Khalyl Waters 6-5 190.0 Forward

Khalyl Waters sports a 19.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Khalyl Waters attempted 0.365 of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.316 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Khalyl Waters shot 0.545 inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Khalyl Waters is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Duke Miles 6-2 175.0 Guard

Duke Miles has a 1.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Duke Miles attempted 0.302 of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.0 of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.5 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

This season, when shots were missed, Duke Miles is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Kieffer Punter 6-5 175.0 Guard

Kieffer Punter sports a 0.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Kieffer Punter this season has 0.623 of his shots attempted from 3 point range It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.182 of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Kieffer Punter shot 0.3 inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

This season, when shots were missed, Kieffer Punter is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Kieffer Punter opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Antwan Burnett 6-5 210.0 Forward

Antwan Burnett sports a 7.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Antwan Burnett attempted 0.476 of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. He made 0.2 of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.364 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Antwan Burnett opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

The Georgia Southern Roster

The Players to Watch for Georgia Southern

Elijah McCadden 6-4 210.0 Guard

Elijah McCadden sports a 15.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Elijah McCadden this season has 0.4 of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.3 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Elijah McCadden shot 0.567 inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Elijah McCadden opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Elijah McCadden is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Eric Boone 6-2 190.0 Guard

Eric Boone has a 20.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Eric Boone this season has 0.458 of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.345 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.523 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

This season, when shots were missed, Eric Boone is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Zack Bryant 6-2 200.0 Guard

Zack Bryant has a 21.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. He is among the best in the conference and even in the country as far as his on-the-court contributions. Definitely, a player to watch and opponents will have him scouted. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Zack Bryant this season has 0.352 of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Zack Bryant shot 0.313 from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Zack Bryant shot 0.576 inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

This season, when shots were missed, Zack Bryant is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Kamari Brown 6-3 190.0 Guard

Kamari Brown has a 12.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Kamari Brown attempted 0.611 of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Kamari Brown shot 0.273 from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Kamari Brown shot 0.607 inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Kamari Brown opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Kamari Brown is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Cam Bryant 6-7 215.0 Forward

Cam Bryant sports a 14.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Cam Bryant this season has 0.379 of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.32 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Cam Bryant shot 0.683 inside the perimeter. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Cam Bryant opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Cam Bryant is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Andrei Savrasov 6-7 225.0 Forward

Andrei Savrasov has a 14.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Andrei Savrasov attempted 0.431 of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Andrei Savrasov shot 0.12 from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Andrei Savrasov shot 0.606 inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Andrei Savrasov is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Grant Weatherford 6-2 205.0 Guard

Grant Weatherford sports a 10.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Grant Weatherford this season has 0.13 of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Grant Weatherford shot 0.0 from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.6 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Prince Gillam Toyambi 6-7 225.0 Forward

Prince Gillam Toyambi sports a 32.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. He is among the best in the conference and even in the country as far as his on-the-court contributions. Definitely, a player to watch and opponents will have him scouted. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Prince Gillam Toyambi this season has 0.03 of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Prince Gillam Toyambi shot 0.0 from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Prince Gillam Toyambi shot 0.625 inside the perimeter. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

He is one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Prince Gillam Toyambi opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Kaden Archie 6-6 215.0 Guard

Kaden Archie sports a 15.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Kaden Archie attempted 0.26 of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.154 of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.649 of his two point shots attempted this season. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Mackenzie McFatten 6-8 210.0 Forward

Mackenzie McFatten sports a 13.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Mackenzie McFatten this season has 0.0 of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Mackenzie McFatten shot nan from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.667 of his two point shots attempted this season. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

He is one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Mackenzie McFatten opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Gedi Juozapaitis 6-4 210.0 Guard

Gedi Juozapaitis has a 12.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Gedi Juozapaitis attempted 0.793 of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.304 of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.5 of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

This season, when shots were missed, Gedi Juozapaitis is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Gedi Juozapaitis opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Troy vs. Georgia Southern Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Troy 60 Georgia Southern 71

Spread Pick: Georgia Southern -5 -108 Pinnacle Sports
Total Pick: Under 132.5 -110 BetOnline